Need a new lamp? Make it, don’t buy it! Here’s how
The recipe for a well-lit room involves combining energy-efficient bulbs with stylish, sustainable light fixtures.
Take a few of these lighting suggestions with you from the 2005 Lighting for Tomorrow competition sponsored by the American Lighting Association.
Switch out old, rusted windows for new, stylish ones while cutting down on energy costs by choosing new windows wisely.
Panasonic Everleds offer new energy-efficient lighting that lasts almost two decades with regular use.
NXP's wifi light bulb would allow homeowners to turn LED and compact fluorescent lights on and off from anywhere, using any Internet-enabled device. Some say it's the first step toward building 'smart' computer-controlled homes. Do we need this?
LittleFootprint Lighting has announced the availability of its high quality, high performance HeronLED Personal Task Light for corporate and home office environments.
Silicon-based LEDs, expected to hit the market in two or three years, could lower prices by as much as 75 percent.
Improvements in incandescent light bulb technology give compact fluorescent bulbs a revamped competitor.
International eco-artist David Trubridge designs furniture, lighting and home accessories that are not only aesthetically beautiful, but also environmentally responsible.
President Obama and the Department of Energy are creating new standards for energy-efficiency in lighting.
Use old jars to make these cute, inexpensive candle lanterns—for a fraction of what you'd pay if you bought them at the store.
Reuse those baby food jars and create a beautiful chandelier! Make this rustic, elegant candleholder or stop before power tools are required to make pretty votives, perfect for patio dining.
Jayne-Young resurrects antique copper pots as lighting fixtures with old-world charm.
Jessica discusses her experience as a judge at the Lighting for Tomorrow energy-efficient lighting design competition.
Plant a patio garden, get a more efficient TV and change your light bulbs, suggests eco-designer Sabrina Soto.
A GE Lighting survey finds that 82 percent of Americans use compact fluorescent light bulbs—and 75 percent have no idea that the government plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs starting in 2012.
GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.
Rescue old windows and recycle them into beautiful light fixtures.
In GE's new bulb, a halogen capsule—which turns on instantly—is nestled inside a compact fluorescent swirl. The halogen bulb turns off when the CFL warms up, maintaining the light's energy efficiency.
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
Although each home is different, these five keys to good entryway design will help you create a personalized, functional space.
Green New Year's Eve Party
Turn terra cotta planter pots into candle holders. This super simple project is an inexpensive way to bring a little romance to your garden.
Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.